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CLT Movement Imagines its Future

Week of October 21
In This Issue: Is Rental Housing a Rural Issue? Storytelling Makes the Case for Affordable Housing A Case for Rural Investment The CLT Movement Imagines its Future Also: Jobs ● Events ● In Case You Missed It +
Steve Dubb, Nonprofit Quarterly
The 50th anniversary of New Communities Inc. was an opportunity for celebration and reflection—some of it criticalabout the CLT movement. Read Full Article
Suzanne Anarde, Rural LISC
The demand for big projects that promise big-figure results is a litmus test built around an urban context. This focus on the size of outcomes fails to understand what impact looks like in rural places. Read Full Article
Tai Coates and Moha Thakur, National Housing Trust
To increase public support for investment in affordable housing, we must build a broader coalition by . . . Read Full Article
Shelterforce Staff
Yes! Although homeownership rates are higher in rural areas, there is still a significant rural population that needs rental housing. For example . . . Read Full Article

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 3 p.m. ET | Webinar | Utilizing Local Policy to Strengthen Our Communities |  In this webinar the National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders will discuss the structure and function of local government, as well as strategies to move local policy forward for the benefit of Latino communities, small businesses, and low- to moderate- income families. Register here.

The Center on Rural Innovation and Rural Innovation Strategies Inc. have announced a competitive application process for rural communities to join the initiative to advance the creation of digital jobs and entrepreneurship strategies across America. Learn more and apply here.
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John Holdsclaw IV: Hated to miss this. Important topic for the community development field. Must read. #RVP2019. Via Twitter

Lou Tisler: Isn't it time that we all become the new radicals? Via Twitter

Las Imaginistas: We had lots of fun reflecting on our project Hacemos La Ciudad with Shelterforce. Special thanks to Keli A. Tianga for being an amazing person and editor. Via Facebook

Tim: Dump Trump and fair housing wont take this lump! Read More

Cathy Creswell: Don't be distracted by the noise - These proposed actions will make it much harder to file and win discrimination complaints. WE must fight back against these assaults on our values and tell this administration NO. Via Twitter

Yvonne Farrell: Stop tying property taxes to schools and devote it to #affordablehousing instead. Via Twitter

Housing Development Fund: This is why we're committed to increasing the #affordablehousing stock in neighborhoods that guarantee #children have bright futures! Via Twitter
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Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Real Estate Development, New Orleans, LA ● This position will support our educational mission in the teaching of real estate development at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, while contributing to the development of our urban research agenda in the areas of social impact, cultural preservation, and . . . Read Full Listing
Real Estate Development Manager, Charlottesville, VA ● The Real Estate Development Manager is responsible for managing the entire development process of large, complex affordable multi-family projects, including feasibility analysis, acquisition, deal structuring, design development, financing, public approvals, construction, and close-out. Primary . . . Read Full Listing
Deputy Executive Director, Providence, RI This position will oversee all federal programs at RIHousing. It will work closely with department directors to administer, adapt and develop programs and mortgage business lines that suit the rapidly changing nature of affordable housing and constituent needs. As Deputy Executive . . . Read Full Listing
Manufactured Housing Project Manager, Sherwood, OR Casa of Oregon is seeking an individual who is committed to social change and is ready to work with residents and stakeholders in creating wealth and stability. The ideal candidate is a curious, motivated and mission-driven individual who can navigate the needs of multiple. . . Read Full Listing
Executive Director, Nashville, TN The Executive Director is the key management leader of New Level CDC. The Executive Director oversees the administration, programs and strategic direction of the organization. Other key duties include housing development, fundraising (specifically housing development grants), grant administration. . . Read Full Listing
Executive Director, Louisville, KY The Center for Neighborhoods is seeking a motivated, skilled Executive Director with experience in nonprofit administration and grassroots community planning and development. We are seeking someone to lead the organization into its next chapter of growth through. . . Read Full Listing
Executive Director, Montclair, NJ Launched in 2011, The Essex Community Land Trust (ECLT) strengthens communities by providing permanently affordable housing and financial empowerment opportunities for low- to moderate-income individuals and working families throughout Essex County. ECLT is looking for an executive director to manage. . . Read Full Listing
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